Madeleine Lee, Product Designer at Figma, took a stab at breaking down some of Gen Z’s unique differentiators into design principles we can carry into our own work at the recent Friends of Figma SF meetup. Even if you’re not interested in this topic, her slides are gorgeous and worth a look.
Patrick Morgan on setting guardrails to give structure to your presentations made in Figma. (I always use Figma for my slides. One time I had to use Google Slides, so I designed my slides in Figma and then copy-pasted them to the presentation.)
Once you craft a presentation in @figma, traditional slide tools just feel... insufficient.
But to unlock that power, I needed to set guardrails to give structure to the blank canvas.
With support for components, hyperlinks, PDF export, presentation mode, and shared community files, Figma became a fantastic tool for designing slides and creating presentations. This article provides an overview of the modern workflow.
“Since presenting is a large part of both client-facing work and startup-building, Abigail spent the first three years of college refining her presentation skills in front of a variety of audiences: toy designers, vehicle inventors, entertainment executives, and more. Below, she shares her tips for developing and delivering a presentation that lands.”